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I noticed that people sometimes use fuchzehn and fuchzig instead of fünfzehn and fünfzig. Is there a certain reason or is this just dialect?

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IMHO fuchzehn and fuchzig should not be in this dictionary. –  Franz Ebner Aug 5 at 13:18
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I have never heard that. We sometimes use "fuffzehn" and "fuffzig" in common speech (and "Nullachtfuffzehn"). –  hellcode Aug 5 at 14:53
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@FranzEbner Why not? It is denoted as dialect. –  Grantwalzer Aug 5 at 15:10
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@Carlster What would happen, if everyone would add his own dialect words? This would end in a total mess, unusable. –  Franz Ebner Aug 5 at 16:18
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These words are used in several Austrian and Bavarian dialects. I can definitely confirm they are used here (Niederösterreich/Wien). –  Hulk Aug 6 at 6:58

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It's just dialect. Only "fünfzehn" and "fünfzig" are correct.

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Ich kenne nur fuffzig und fuffzehn (Dialekt), nicht "fuchzig" oder "fuchzehn".

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In Dialekten gibt es bekanntlich keine standardisierte Schreibweise oder Aussprache. Ich kenne jedenfalls beide Varianten. –  Ingmar Aug 8 at 10:10
    
"fuchzehn" und "fuchzig" kommen in österreichischen Dialekten vor. –  ammoQ Aug 8 at 11:20
    
Im bairischen auch. –  SAnderka Aug 8 at 11:52

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